Investment Funds Department Internship

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 14, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Unpaid internships with OPIC are offered year round in Washington, D.C., and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. Duties vary based on the department and/or office in which the intern is placed. OPIC's Internship Program offers valuable experience that contributes to educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any future employment endeavor, including federal, state and local governments or in the private sector.
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Responsibilities

Interns perform a variety of tasks, including:
  • Analyzing and reviewing materials on venture capital/private equity fund proposals;
  • Designing and modifying financial models;
  • Preparing written reports on current funds;
  • Researching new financial structures and investment vehicles;
  • Performing audits on proposed funds;
  • Financial modeling; and
  • Assisting with research and analysis for the OPIC General Call for Proposals.
Interns also will complete a strategic research project focusing on the following within the realm of emerging markets private equity:
  • Performance of funds and market trends in specific regions and countries;
  • Top-down and bottom-up market research and analysis of frontier markets and sectors attractive for private equity investment;
  • Analysis of OPIC's private equity portfolio; and
  • Assessment of investment strategies.
The project will culminate in a quality presentation and other written output, incorporating intern recommendations. In consultation with, and at the direction of the supervisor, interns are expected to take the initiative and play a substantive role in defining the parameters of research.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required
  • Must be currently enrolled not less than half-time, in a high school, trade school, technical or vocational institute, junior college, college, university, or comparable recognized educational institution
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt


Qualifications

Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled at least part-time in an accredited institution of higher education pursuing a degree (minimum of 60 credit hours) in Business, Economics and Finance, or be enrolled in an MBA program. Successful completion of a background investigation is also required.

Education

Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time in an accredited institution of higher education pursuing a degree (minimum of 60 credit hours) in Business, Economics and Finance, or be enrolled in an MBA program.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applications will be reviewed to ensure eligibility under this program. Applications of eligible students will be forwarded to the Department indicated on the letter of interest. A separate application should be submitted for each internship of interest.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this internship, you must submit a complete Application Package to interns@opic.gov with Investment Funds in the subject line, which includes:

1. Your Resume
2. Your Unofficial Transcript
3. OPIC Internship Letter of Interest (use the form found at https://www.opic.gov/who-we-are/careers/developmental-opportunities)

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